The Phuket News Premier League predictions The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort
The Phuket News Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Five Phuket beaches remain closed

PHUKET: Lifeguards today confirmed that five Phuket beaches remain closed due to dangerous surf, and will remain closed through to at least Saturday (Aug 20).

weather, marine, accidents, tourism,


The Phuket News

Wednesday 17 August 2016, 03:05PM


The Phuket Lifeguard Service closed the beaches at Mai Khao, Nai Thon, Surin, Laem Sing and Karon yesterday (Aug 16) due to severe weather conditions. (See story here.)

“There are some areas where tourists can still enter the water. The sections of beaches at Nai Harn, Kata, Patong, Kamala, Nai Yang and some parts of Bang Tao are open and welcome all swimmers,” Phuket Lifeguard Service Chief Prathaiyut Chuayuan told The Phuket News today.

“But please, swim between red-and-yellow flags only,” he urged.

“We are serious about keeping tourists safe until the weather is better for swimming at the beach,” Prathaiyut said.

C and C Marine

The beach closures follow a Russian tourist dying after falling victim to the strong waves at Karon Beach on Sunday (Aug 14). (See story here.)

Lifeguards also rescued three Chinese tourists – two at Patong and one at Kata – from strong surf yesterday (See story here.)

The beach closures and the posting of the red flags to prevent swimmers from entering the dangerous surf follows the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issuing a weather warning for Phuket and the Andaman Coast warning of strong waves and heavy rain from Sunday through to Thursday (Aug 18). (See story here.)

 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:

Comments Left: Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail: (No Hotmail, Live, MSN and Outlook accepted at this time)
Security:
   => Forget password?

slippery snake | 17 August 2016 - 17:27:40

Beaches should just be closed to Chinese,  some have never even seen a beach before and get into trouble quickly,,  but if your from New Zealand or Aussie then this surf is great fun.............. 

The Phuket News
Matches 1 result(s)
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


Nigerian shooting suspect still denies charges, case file with Phuket prosecutor

So,Thai woman would do everything for money,even such highly immoral things like "Eskimo nose kissing".What a biased shameful comment!Instea...(Read More)


Free ISLA professional lifeguard training gains ground in Phuket

All said about what the Phuket Government has to think, realize and stand for is so very true. Invest in those people, to maintain them, to pay them ...(Read More)


Chinese, Russian tourists top spenders in Thailand

The most of Scandinavia the flight to go to Sri Lanka ,Go, and Mexico Hi Ha.Better service and very good diving. Before the was 5 flight from only Nor...(Read More)


Chinese, Russian tourists top spenders in Thailand

Imagine how much money would be made if the nationality percentages were as they were 4+ years ago. ...(Read More)


Chinese, Russian tourists top spenders in Thailand

Of course, Thailand started taking away things that western tourists desired 4 years ago. Beach side shops, bars, restaurants, beach chairs and umbre...(Read More)


Chinese, Russian tourists top spenders in Thailand

It's notable that the numbers for non-Asians aren't up there. No Europeans or Australians. Scandinavians used to be #1 – they’re gone no...(Read More)


Chinese, Russian tourists top spenders in Thailand

Ministry of Tourisme and TAT are always playing a pep talk figure game. The big non trusted factor is: ..."Tourist Arrivals".. It is abo...(Read More)


Chinese, Russian tourists top spenders in Thailand

Well, consider it as pep-talk. Perhaps small hotel/guesthouse owners can tell here or they feel happy with occupancy rate. I know that at Phang Nga,...(Read More)


Police fundraiser bullies warned, nothing to do with us, says Chalong Police chief

This happend in Chalong Police Station fore about 3 years + ago, the same scamming....(Read More)


Chinese, Russian tourists top spenders in Thailand

Of course there is a drop off in European visitors. They have read the reports of how dangerous it is to be here. It does not bother the Chinese judgi...(Read More)

The Phuket News
Bangkok Hospital Phuket
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
World Entertainment
Photo Galleries
COLOURING BOOK
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2017 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.